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Acquisition Strategy & Value Drivers | How to Maximize Your Company’s Sale Price

Acquisition Strategy & Value Drivers How to Maximize Your Company's Sale Price "As a CFO, take steps now to increase the value of the business before being ready to sell — whether this will be next year or five years down the road.” ~ Stuart Pasternak, Toronto...

CFOLC Announces Livestream Event ~ Winning The Fan’s Experience with Red Sox CFO

CFO Leadership Council, together with Host Analytics announce livestream event! Join CFOLC and Host Analytics as we bring the entire CFOLC community together across North America for an impactful virtual hour.  Tim Zue, EVP & CFO of the Boston Red Sox will present...

Rockstar Status! Jack McCullough Releases First Book “Secrets Of Rockstar CFOs”

Jack McCullough, Founder & President of The CFO Leadership Council releases his first book! The book was written based upon conversations Jack has had recently with dozens of the world’s best chief financial officers.  During these conversations, he discovered several...

Another Tax Increase on Business You Likely Are Not Prepared For

"The fact is that not a single “flex” building in Southern California charges for parking. So, what is something worth when hundreds of millions of square feet of flex buildings don’t value or charge for parking?" David Marino, EVP, Hughes Marino David Marino,...

10 Ways An Organization Can Build A World Class Finance Team

10 Ways An Organization Can Build A World Class Finance Team Advice from Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFO Leadership Council Today's finance team is no longer a group in the back office, counting the dollars, reporting the numbers and ensuring internal...

US-China trade deal coming soon? Big companies are not buying it

"While at a macro level it’s easy to understand the motivation behind the recent policy changes, I can’t find a single CFO who has told me it would be a positive for his or her business." Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council Jack McCullough,...

Rockstar Status! Jack McCullough Releases First Book "Secrets Of Rockstar CFOs"

Jack McCullough, Founder & President of The CFO Leadership Council releases his first book! The book was written based upon conversations Jack has had recently with dozens of the world’s best chief financial officers.  During these conversations, he discovered several shared traits that elite chief financial officers share, such as strategic thinking, ethical leadership, and more.  The book will benefit both the first-time finance chief as well as those with decades of experience.  Jack fully embraces the CFO Leadership Council’s mission of Empowering CFOsTM and hopes that financial professionals will find his book "Secrets of Rockstar CFOs" empowering as well. To

CFO Leadership Council & MIT Sloan Executive Education Announce CFO Week 2020!

Boston & Cambridge - get ready to welcome finance leaders from all over the globe in May 2020!  Announcing “CFO Week 2020” a collaboration between The CFO Leadership Council and MIT Sloan Executive Education (MITSEE) being held this May 11-15, 2020.  CFO Week will once again constitute a week-long series of unprecedented educational and networking events to benefit the global CFO community. “Last year the CFO Leadership Council and MIT Sloan Executive Education co-created CFO Week, a one-of-a-kind learning and networking experience, designed for CFOs and other financial leaders.  It is an honor to be working with MIT again on

Rookie Mistakes: Lessons Learned from CFOLC Members

Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council recently connected with CFOs across our 27 chapters on their rookie mistakes starting out in their careers & the big lessons learned.  He shares his findings. Several CFOLC members recently shared their “rookie mistakes” from earlier in their careers. It’s no surprise that I received some interesting responses. You’ll find as you read through them that most are easy to relate to and may have been one of your “rookie mistakes” too. Well, except the person who wrote back, “I can honestly say I never made a rookie mistake. I was just

International Transfer Pricing: Is the Tax Man about to Knock on Your Door?

Complying with international transfer pricing guidelines is challenging. Local authorities around the world are becoming much more protective of their tax revenues and international transfer pricing is under increased scrutiny. In addition, companies with non-compliant pricing practices are susceptible to tax penalties and significant interference from regulatory authorities. As a result, it is crucial that these companies, both large and small, ensure that their international transactions are not only compliant with transfer pricing guidelines, but also robust enough to stand up to increased scrutiny from tax authorities and designed to mitigate unintended tax exposures. Join us on Wednesday, September 23

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